We all need sleep.
It can be difficult to stay awake and even more difficult to wake up.
It can be difficult to fall asleep, even though you are bone tired.
Swirling thoughts, snoring partners, 3am worries, painful bodies and unhappy children can all inhibit our ability to sleep.
The next day we walk around like zombies, minds sluggish, responses slow and irritability levels high.
Continue reading “My Wake Up Call”
It is easier to understand a battle, when you can see the frontline ahead and the faces of the enemy loom before your eyes. You can reach for your sword and locate that weak spot to stab beneath the ribs.
Continue reading “The battle for life”
“Oh Lord, You have examined my heart and know everything about me.
You know when I sit down or stand up.
You know my thoughts even when I am far away.
You see me when I travel and when I rest at home.
You know everything I do.” Psalm 139:1-3
Like many of us, some of the earliest images I formed about God, sprung from my parent’s beliefs.
Continue reading “Playing the Fool”
Do you have regrets?
Swirling thoughts that wake you at three in the morning: a kaleidoscope of missed opportunities or moments that you wished never happened.
Continue reading “A Qualification for Eternity”
I first heard about Jesus when my mum used to faithfully pray with me every night:
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild,
Look upon a little child;
Pity my simplicity,
Suffer me to come to Thee. (Charles Wesley)
And then we added this last part:
God Bless Mummy and Daddy,
Nanna and Barbra, Allan and
Elizabeth and Jan and me”
Continue reading “The Best Thing Ever”
When God approached Noah about building the Ark, I’m sure Noah didn’t think that he was quite up to the task.
Continue reading “A Moment with Noah”
Do you have a story to tell?
I know I do.
We tell snippets of our stories every day of our lives: Face to face, on the phone, texting, Facebook, Instagram, Snap Chat and countless more. Many of us are keen to divulge our daily life to others and sometimes we can share way too much!
Continue reading “Not just a Facebook Memory.”